The grip control knob is similar to that of an iPod, making operation familiar for iPod owners. The high-speed search bar key allows users to scroll up or down through music and video files.
 Grip Control Knob  High Speed Search Key
For quality playback of video or music stored in an iPod and iPhone. The supplied cable KCA-iP301V enables easy connection to the KIV-700 via a USB 2.0 Direct connection for full speed data transfer and also doubles as a battery charger for your iPod.
With the Kenwood “Hands On” Mode, the user can choose to control from the iPod itself rather than from the receiver.
* Do not operate iPod while driving
Simply press the SEARCH MODE key to access a variety of modes. Direct Search enables searching by entering the first three letters of the playlists, artists, albums, songs, podcasts, genres or composers, then turning the knob right/left to get a list of songs. It is also possible to search using Alphabet Search, Skip Search and Related Search functions.
My Playlist allows you to create a playlist of up to ten songs from an iPod connected to an iPod/iPhone direct receiver. The playlist is created by using the unique ID allocated for each song stored on an iPod.
* Capable with iPod nano 3rd, 4th generation and iPod classic only.
For quality playback of video or music stored in USB. Available video formats are MPEG4, WMV, H.264.
(See Specifications below)
With the Built-in Internal Memory for KIV-700, graphics and sound data from
discs and USB Memory can be stored onto the device for convenient future usage. Available video formats are MPEG4, WMV, H.264.
(See Specifications below)
|Size||Frame rate||Bit rate||Bit rate|
|MPEG4||320 x 240||30 fps||Max. 640 kbps||128 kbps|
|WMV||320 x 240||30 fps||Max. 256 kbps||128 kbps|
|H.264||320 x 240||10 fps||Max. 384 kbps||128 kbps|
With the new KIV-700, not only can iPod and USB memory devices be linked simultaneously, but it also enables iPod Direct Control through the USB hub connection.
* USB hub must be purchased separately.
* Only a maximum of one iPod and 2 USB memory devices can be connected at the same time.
Kenwood Music Editor Lite allows you to readily create a music file database that can be used for compatible car audio systems from the music files stored in the USB device using a drag-and-drop or copy-and-paste technique. If you create a music file database using Kenwood Music Editor Lite, you can search for a music file by genre/artist/album/song on a compatible car audio system. To download the Kenwood Music Editor Lite, please click here.
The KCA-BT300 is an add-on type Bluetooth adaptor for KIV-700 to enable
hands-free cell phone operation so you can keep your hands on the steering wheel where they belong and concentrate on the road ahead.
When an SMS (Short Message Service) is received, the senders name and message conveniently appears. In addition, we have integrated capability to play music files stored in A2DP-compatible devices to bring a wireless world of seamless entertainment into your car.
The KIV-700 features iPod Album Art which displays on the 3-inch TFT colour screen just as you would see it on an iPod screen. Video Playback is also available for displaying video files stored on your iPod.
The Sound Excellence audio enhancement feature brings out all of the music masked by road noise and it includes a unique iPod EQ function that improves iPod sound quality by deactivating the EQ setting, allowing you to select from twenty-two EQ curves optimized for iPod playback in any vehicle.
Convenient storage of favourite radio stations, iPod song position, phone numbers, and setup functions as preset memory is so easy with this handy function. Recalling them is simple with one press of the Favorite key.
The KIV-700 supports multiple languages such as English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Russian on your basic menus. Furthermore, it supports tag information stored in your iPod or USB devices for all the above language.